OptiFour Integrated Wealth Management LLC Decreases Stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

OptiFour Integrated Wealth Management LLC lowered its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 8.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 2,342 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 216 shares during the quarter. OptiFour Integrated Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $217,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Palisades Hudson Asset Management L.P. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.4% during the third quarter. Palisades Hudson Asset Management L.P. now owns 8,120 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $757,000 after acquiring an additional 113 shares in the last quarter. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 0.5% during the third quarter. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. now owns 24,475 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,282,000 after acquiring an additional 114 shares in the last quarter. First National Trust Co lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.4% during the third quarter. First National Trust Co now owns 8,228 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $767,000 after acquiring an additional 117 shares in the last quarter. Allworth Financial LP lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 8.1% during the third quarter. Allworth Financial LP now owns 1,575 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $147,000 after acquiring an additional 118 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CX Institutional lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 3.3% during the third quarter. CX Institutional now owns 3,709 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $346,000 after acquiring an additional 119 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA:VNQ traded up $0.35 during trading on Thursday, hitting $94.38. 150,887 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,251,104. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $92.04 and a 200 day moving average of $91.68. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 52-week low of $78.10 and a 52-week high of $95.49.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 19th were given a dividend of $0.9569 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, December 18th. This represents a $3.83 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.06%. This is an increase from Vanguard Real Estate ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.62.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF Company Profile

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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